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Malacostraca is an upcoming short psychological horror film written and directed by Charles Pieper. It features Charlie Pecoraro and Amber Bollinger. It will be shot by Ava Shorr and is being produced by Travis Cultreri and Kimberly Yan. Special effects, including practical creature puppets, are being created by the legendary special effects artist Gabe Bartalos (Brain Damage, Leprechaun, The Cremaster Cycle, Gremlins 2).

Gabe Bartalos hard at work sculpting the newborn creature puppet's design...

Gabe Bartalos hard at work sculpting the newborn creature puppet's design...

                                             The early  sculptural stage of the toddler stage of the film's creature...

                                             The early  sculptural stage of the toddler stage of the film's creature...